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Hawkins won't go on DL with right triceps issue

Hawkins won't go on DL with right triceps issue

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PITTSBURGH -- LaTroy Hawkins will not go on the disabled list before the All-Star break because there are just two days left before a four-day spell, Mets manager Terry Collins said Saturday.

Hawkins, 40, last pitched on Wednesday and has been dealing with a lingering right triceps issue likely stemming from the two innings he pitched on July 6 in Milwaukee, Collins said.

He was unavailable Friday, but said before the game Saturday he'd be able to give the Mets an inning if needed. The club used five relievers in a 3-2 loss to the Pirates in the series opener.

Steven Petrella is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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